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What’s in a label // Building A Socially Responsible Fashion Label

At the core of ANDM’S business philosophy is collaboration. We work with artists, producers, and designers from all over the world to create something bold and unique, before taking it to a global audience to be enjoyed. For us, collaboration goes hand in hand with social responsibility and ethical practice. At this early stage of business, we are working hard to build a strong base from which to grow, and we are ever learning in this process. Social responsibility to us means working directly with artists, seamstresses, any other producers AND consumers. Over time it will be natural that as ANDM changes and grows, so too will the impact we can have on the people and communities we work with...

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Behind the Batik // Intro to Our Obsession

At AND.M, we believe that if batik could speak, it would tell us countless stories, of its vast and continued influence in Indonesian culture as well as stories of its own technical evolution. It’s because of its amazing history and skill needed that we so passionately want to share it with you through slow fashion. Through its evolution, batik has grown and divided itself into two distinct styles of production: tulis (hand-painted batik) and cap (stamp batik). Whilst all styles are beautiful – each requiring the attention of highly trained artisans, at AND.M we have chosen to focus on batik made in the tulis and cap methods. These continually challenge artists and often produce stunning results in their complexity and...

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